The table below looks at the statistics for C skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bradford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C
Rank 29 22 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Contract jobs citing C 2 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 1.06% 4.30% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.03% 13.11% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 0
Average daily rate
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£315 £393 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.74% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £315 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £20.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £33.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-1.51% -9.58%
C
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Bradford region.

Programming Languages Category
Bradford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
66 61 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 34.92% 32.80% 31.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 34 25
Average daily rate £325 £300 £220
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +36.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £180 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £27.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -15.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

C
Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing C across the Bradford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

C Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

C
Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing C across the Bradford region.

C Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

C
Hourly Rate Trend in Bradford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing C across the Bradford region.

C Hourly Rate Trend in Bradford

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bradford region citing C also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited C.

1 4 (57.14%) C++
2 3 (42.86%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) Client/Server
2 3 (42.86%) MPEG
2 3 (42.86%) Ethernet
2 3 (42.86%) Perl
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle
2 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
2 3 (42.86%) ISEB
2 3 (42.86%) Tcl
2 3 (42.86%) DVB
2 3 (42.86%) Retail
2 3 (42.86%) Software Testing
2 3 (42.86%) IPTV
2 3 (42.86%) VLAN
2 3 (42.86%) ISTQB
2 3 (42.86%) Performance Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Integration Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Video on Demand
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle Retail
2 3 (42.86%) Performance Analysis
2 3 (42.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (28.57%) Capita
3 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
3 2 (28.57%) QA
3 2 (28.57%) Test Management
3 2 (28.57%) Degree
3 2 (28.57%) ProC
3 2 (28.57%) PL/SQL
3 2 (28.57%) SQL

C
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bradford region citing C also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited C. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Workflow
1 1 (14.29%) Jetty
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Service Bus
Business Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle Retail
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) Ethernet
1 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
1 3 (42.86%) DVB
1 3 (42.86%) VLAN
2 1 (14.29%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) ProC
2 1 (14.29%) Ant
General
1 3 (42.86%) Retail
2 1 (14.29%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Systems Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Test Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Integration Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Systems Integration Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Systems Test Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Leader
2 1 (14.29%) Integration Tester
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Integration Tester
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Tester
2 1 (14.29%) Tester
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) J2EE
1 1 (14.29%) JDBC
1 1 (14.29%) JSP
1 1 (14.29%) Servlets
1 1 (14.29%) XML
1 1 (14.29%) Ajax
1 1 (14.29%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Client/Server
1 3 (42.86%) MPEG
1 3 (42.86%) IPTV
1 3 (42.86%) Video on Demand
2 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
3 1 (14.29%) STB
3 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Software Testing
1 3 (42.86%) Performance Testing
1 3 (42.86%) Integration Testing
1 3 (42.86%) Performance Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) Test Management
3 1 (14.29%) System Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
3 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
3 1 (14.29%) Workflow
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) C++
2 3 (42.86%) Tcl
2 3 (42.86%) Perl
3 2 (28.57%) PL/SQL
3 2 (28.57%) SQL
4 1 (14.29%) VB.NET
4 1 (14.29%) Python
4 1 (14.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) ISEB
1 3 (42.86%) ISTQB
1 3 (42.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (28.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle
2 2 (28.57%) Capita